Groundskeeper - Alabama A&M - Facilities

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Job Summary:Perform tasks related to maintaining and improving the campus grounds. Mow and trim facility grounds during the growing season. Leaf pickup in the fall. De-ice sidewalks in the winter. Must be able to endure extreme heat in the summer and cold winters.Essential Functions:Plant, trim, spray, mow, weed, fertilize, sweep, rake, cultivate, plant, dig, water, shovel snow, remove ice, spread salt and/or sand, and other related functions of a grounds-keeperOperate various types of equipment including front-end loaders, power movers, saws, sprayers, weed eaters, hedge trimmers, blowers, hand pruners and pole strawsOperate light or medium weight trucksOperate light or medium tractors and attachments used to maintain grounds as neededPrepare campus for special eventsAssist in snow removal when neededCooperate with other people within the department and other department personnel in competing assigned tasksDisplay the necessary initiative and dependability to work alone or in groupsPerform all duties in a safe and professional manner and in accordance with department policies and proceduresWork special events on weekends as necessaryPerforms other job duties as assigned
Must be willing to perform a variety of tasks as assignedMust possess a working knowledge of gasoline powered landscape equipment (mowers, edgers, trimmers, chainsaw, etc)Valid drivers licenseMust be able to lift or move heavy objects up to 80 lbsMust be able to stand and work as long as 12 hours in different positionsMust be able to work outdoors and endure temperature and extreme weather

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